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February Ends Cold, Then March Opens With a Storm Brewing

February 25, 2014; 8:54 AM ET

Tuesday morning

The main theme for the Northeast is a continuation of cold weather. Small disturbances rippling through the upper current are causing patches of snow to break out. In most cases, the snow will be of little concern, but in some spots, there will be enough snow to cause slippery conditions for drivers and walkers. Here is today's video.

When using mobile devices to check for approaching snowfall, you will find that radar pictures make it look like snow is falling before you see any. In those cases, the radar is receiving returns from snow coming out the clouds, but not yet reaching the ground. One tell-tale sign of this is a V or U pattern on the radar like this one:

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Elliot Abrams
Elliot Abrams from AccuWeather.com offers this Northeast Weather Blog for the U.S. with regular updates on NE weather from a leading forecaster and meteorologist.